Clerks & Checkers Union, ILA 1475, International Longshoremen's Association, Savannah, GA

First organized in 1892 along the U.S. Great Lakes, the International Longshoremen’s Association is now the largest union of maritime workers in North America.

With 200 local affiliates, the union represents more than 65,000 longshoremen on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, Great Lakes, major U.S. rivers, Puerto Rico and Eastern Canada.